mistake quotes

It's a grave mistake in publishing, whether you're talking about Internet or print publication, to try to play to a limited repertoire of established reader interests.Denis Dutton

The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.Meister Eckhart

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.Umberto Eco

I had one good racket, a Wilson Javelin. It was my favorite racket, and I made the mistake of putting it next to the heater. It just got so hot that it melted.Stefan Edberg

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.Albert Einstein

I made the mistake of writing something very, very short about Obama for this website that I write fiction for, and my father told me never do that again. And he was right. I have nothing to add to a political conversation because it's not my area.Jesse Eisenberg

Investors should invest on what they know. The biggest mistake is to invest on what they don't know.Mohamed El-Erian

Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive.George Eliot

I try hard not to preach, but I get carried away, which is a mistake, but it's a risk worth running.Ben Elton

Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.Ralph Waldo Emerson

It seems like the more I live, the more I realize that saying 'yes' is almost never a mistake. If you say no, it might feel safe, but then you end up going nowhere.Noah Emmerich

The margin for making mistakes has gotten much smaller. In a commodity economy, it's hard to kill off your business. You still have the mine. You still have oil wells. You can always rebuild. In a knowledge economy, if you make a mistake, you're in trouble.Juan Enriquez

Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.Erik Erikson

A guy's biggest style mistake is definitely trying to look too cool. As long as you've got a good pair of jeans, a good pair of boots and a few good shirts, you're fine.Luke Evans

But I made one mistake which I would never repeat as a member of Congress when I was in Washington, and that was when I was elected I didn't go on trips because I was so afraid of having someone accuse me of taking junkets.Geraldine Ferraro

When I stopped touring in the early '80s for a few years, it was a mistake looking back. I lost touch with my audience in a way and I think that was a bad career move.Bryan Ferry

The mistake is to imagine that perfection is possible when the very idea is unthinkable.Luis Figo

It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.Millard Fillmore

The mistake we have made in our lives is that over and over again we've run into the needful moment and then failed to learn its higher lesson. We don't like needful moments and therefore we resist them.Guy Finley

Our motto is whenever you make a mistake, do it twice.Neil Finn